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by Black, Jeremy

Condition: fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0300069766 267pp.

Historical atlases offer an understanding of the past which is invaluable to historians, not only because they convey a previous age's sense of space and distance but also because they reveal what historians and educators of those periods thought important to include or omit. This book --- the first comprehensive and wide-ranging account of the historical atlas -- explores the role, development and nature of this important reference tool and discusses its impact on the presentation of the past. Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-259) and index.


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